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Hospices’ scores improve on one Hospice CAHPS measure

With Hospice CAHPS data, the measure involving emotional and spiritual support ticked upward by 1% in the Aug. 16 refresh of Hospice Compare.
Hospice Compare was updated Aug. 16. It gets refreshed quarterly.
Hospice CAHPS data were collected between Oct. 1, 2015, and Sept. 30, 2017.
Measure
August 2018 score
May 2018 score
February 2018 score
Emotional and spiritual support
90%
89%
89%
Rating of this hospice
81%
81%
80%
Willing to recommend this hospice
85%
85%
84%
Treating patient with respect
91%
91%
91%
Help for pain and symptoms
75%
75%
75%
Communication with family
80%
80%
80%
Getting timely help
78%
78%
78%
Training family to care for patient
75%
75%
75%
Source: Hospice Compare